Transgender Surgeries Are on the Rise, Says First Study of Its Kind

March 1, 2018

(The Washington Post) – In the first broad demographic study of trends in gender-affirming surgeries in the United States, researchers found that the number of operations increased fourfold from 2000 to 2014. Some of the significant rise, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Surgery, may be related to an increase in insurance coverage for the procedures.

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